The queen of the cicadas : la reina de las chicharras (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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The queen of the cicadas : la reina de las chicharras

Author: V Castro
Publisher: London ; New York : Flame Tree Publishing, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Belinda Alvarez returned to Texas for a friend's wedding, she didn't know it would be the site of the urban legend, La Reina de Las Chicharras--The Queen of The Cicadas. In life she was known as Milagros, a young farmworker who left her home in Mexico for the US in the 1950s to find work, only to be cruelly abused and horribly murdered. The town ignored the brutal crime, but the Aztec goddess of death heard  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror tales
Fictional Work
Romans d'horreur
Novels
Horror fiction
Fiction
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V Castro
ISBN: 9781787586031 1787586030 9781787586024 1787586022 9781787586017 1787586014
OCLC Number: 1293915773
Awards: Nominated for Bram Stoker Award For Superior Achievement in a Novel 2021 (United States)
Description: 214 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Reina de las chicharras
Responsibility: V. Castro.

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Belinda Alvarez has returned to Texas for the wedding of her best friend Veronica. The farm is the site of the urban legend, La Reina de Las Chicharras - The Queen of The Cicadas. In 1950s south  Read more...

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"Layered and complex, this story takes a creepy urban legend, adds some supernatural horror and a healthy portion of feminist rage and serves it up as a satisfying dish of dark horror and vengeance." Read more...

 
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